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Oil and gas keeping us going

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The oil and gas industry is the backbone of Louisiana’s economy.

And nowhere is that more true than in south Louisiana, where so many of our businesses rely — directly or indirectly — on the industry.

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American Midstream expands Gulf of Mexico presence with $115M pipeline deal

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American Midstream Partners said on Tuesday (July 15) it would spend $115 million to buy an Alabama natural gas plant as well as offshore oil and gas pipeline from a competitor, adding to the company's existing oil and gas infrastructure in southeast Louisiana.

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Goodrich Petroleum to ramp up oil, gas drilling along Louisiana, Mississippi border

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Goodrich Petroleum Corp. said on Monday that it has finished drilling another successful well in the emerging Tuscaloosa Marine Shale reservoir near the Louisiana and Mississippi border. The Houston-based company said it plans to add two drilling rigs in the area by the end of the year.

In a July 7 release, Goodrich told investors the East Feliciana Parish well, known as Beech Grove 94H-1, is producing about 672 barrels of oil and 412,000 cubic feet of natural gas per day.

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Landrieu, oil & gas officials, call for expanded offshore drilling

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U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and oil and gas officials Monday challenged the government agency writing the nation’s next five-year energy exploration plan to expand offshore drilling to federal waters off the East and West coasts and offshore Alaska.

“The U.S. has a bountiful resource, much of which is untapped,” said Kent Satterlee III, manager of offshore regulatory policy for Shell Upstream Americas.

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Sen. Landrieu adds provision to spending bill aiding ports that supply oil and gas exploration

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Hoping to make dredging Louisiana ports a higher priority, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., added language to a pending spending bill that would require the Army Corps of Engineers to factor the value of goods used in offshore oil and gas exploration in setting funding priorities.

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